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Classique Ivory to Wear Winkers in CB Cox Stakes 2014

Classique Ivory to Wear Winkers in CB Cox Stakes 2014

Veteran Perth horseman Gino Poletti has removed the blinkers and will put winkers on his roughie 2014 CB Cox Stakes hopeful Classique Ivory in the Ascot Racecourse feature this weekend. Poletti saddles-up the Savabeel six-year-old from the outside barrier in the $250,000 Group 2 C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) on Saturday. There are 13 stayers in…

Luckygray Smerdon’s New 2013 Toorak Handicap Hope

Luckygray Smerdon’s New 2013 Toorak Handicap Hope

After ruling out a Toorak Handicap 2013 bid for spruik youngster Ossenhagen earlier this week, Robert Smerdon is turning his attention to new stable acquisition Luckygray who has come to his Melbourne operation from Perth. Formerly prepared in Ascot by Gino Poletti, Bradbury’s Luck grey Luckygray is a dual Group 1 winner back in WA…

Luckygray Joins Smerdon for 2013 Melbourne Spring Carnival Tilt

Luckygray Joins Smerdon for 2013 Melbourne Spring Carnival Tilt

Perth gelding Luckygray will relocate to Robert Smerdon’s Caulfield stables in an effort to chase success at the 2013 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Connections were pleased with the work of Gino Poletti who prepared the grey for two Group 1 wins but are serious about chasing east-coast glory this spring. They believe a permanent Melbourne…

Can Luckygray Break First-Up 2013 Newmarket Handicap Hoodoo?

Can Luckygray Break First-Up 2013 Newmarket Handicap Hoodoo?

No horse has managed to win the classic Newmarket Handicap first-up since Polycrates back in 1917 but one well-credentialed galloper out to break the drought of resuming sprinters in the Flemington feature this Saturday is WA star Luckygray. This year’s edition of the $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) attracted 14 final acceptors,…

14 Horse 2013 Newmarket Handicap Field Announced

14 Horse 2013 Newmarket Handicap Field Announced

A 14-horse field of ace sprinters has been released for one of the headline features of Flemington’s big Melbourne Festival of Racing meeting this Saturday – the Newmarket Handicap 2013. Set to run as Flemington Race 6 at 3:15pm (AEST) this year’s edition of the $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) is shaping…

Luckygray Eyes Newmarket Handicap 2013 History

Luckygray Eyes Newmarket Handicap 2013 History

Gino Poletti’s talented Perth raider Luckygray is on track for their new season debut this weekend when the dual Group 1 winner vies for their third elite level win in the 2013 Newmarket Handicap on Flemington’s Super Saturday where they will be out to make history. Allocated the 58kg top-weight for this year’s edition of…

Moment Of Change Heads Updated Newmarket Handicap Odds 2013

Moment Of Change Heads Updated Newmarket Handicap Odds 2013

With the confirmation glamour mare Black Caviar will not run in the 2013 Newmarket Handicap this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival another Peter Moody-trained sprint star Moment Of Change has hit top spot in the futures odds. This week Racing Victoria took first acceptances for the $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m), set to…

Black Caviar’s there but Luckygray will Still Tackle 2013 William Reid Stakes

Black Caviar’s there but Luckygray will Still Tackle 2013 William Reid Stakes

The appearance of Black Caviar in the Group 1 2013 William Reid Stakes (1200m) will not prevent Perth star Luckygray lining up in the Moonee Valley feature sprint on March 22. The five-year-old grey gelding arrived in Melbourne safely on Monday night for his 2013 Melbourne Autumn Campaign that will begin on March 9 in…

Pierro Tops Early 2013 Doncaster Mile Betting Odds

Pierro Tops Early 2013 Doncaster Mile Betting Odds

Gai Waterhouse’s Golden Slipper winner Pierro is gearing up for a big autumn return and is already dominating the markets for a number of Melbourne & Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival features including the Doncaster Mile 2013. Set to run at Royal Randwick on Saturday April 20, the $2 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile Handicap (1600m)…

Black Caviar Dominates Newmarket Handicap 2013 Betting

Black Caviar Dominates Newmarket Handicap 2013 Betting

Despite being a doubtful starter in the 2013 Newmarket Handicap this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, Australia’s turf darling Black Caviarhas opened short priced favourite in the futures markets for the million dollar clash. Sixty-five gallopers were nominated for this year’s edition of the $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m), set to run at…